Web Technologies, Rich media and random musings
We proudly announce the Beta of IIS Advanced Logging. With Advanced Logging you will be able to capture rich details in your logs and process them in real-time.
Here is a Microsoft vision for the future of computing. This is super cool. I am both hoping and excited to be a part of it.
NOTE: A newer version of this module is available here.
This module enables users on your site to use their Facebook account and participate as registered users. This is intended for Drupal 6.x sites only. The best way to know more is to install this and try it out.
I could not resist re-posting this. This video is hillarious. I still love my IPhone however.
Today, I was trying to search for twitter desktop clients and I entered the query "twitter desktop clients" in the search bar in IE 7. It was a nasty early morning surprise to see that I am forbidden (HTTP 403). Check out the image below.
Syndication has become and inseparable part of the internet. There are two major syndication formats that exist today – RSS 2.0 (Really Simple Syndication) and Atom 1.0 (Atom Syndication Format). While they achieve the same end result, there are differences. This post attempts to enable you to decide which is more suited to your publishing.
This is a great interview by Robert Scoble where Bob Ackerman, founder Allegis Capital talks about what it takes to be successful when presenting to a VC. A must see for anyone heading this way.
With the RC version of Web Playlists, we moved from a custom XML format to a SMIL-based format for storing playlists. As a result of this change the old isx format has been retired. However, Brian Blum (a dev) in our team crafted a tool to help convert the old files.
I am pleased to announce that the Web Playlists Release Candidate (RC) release is ready for you to download and deploy.
This release supports upgrade from the previous Go Live release. (Note: It is recommended that if you have a release earlier than Go Live, you should uninstall the old build and then use the downloads below to do a fresh installation.)
You can get the RC downloads here:
Michael Arrington of TechCrunh talks to Evan Williams of Twitter. This is interesting read about Twitter acquisition of Summize.
Kevin Rose talks about the new recommendation Engine at Digg. Filtering data is an interesting problem and very relevant given so many data aggregation services today. This is a step from Digg in that direction
An interview by Robert Scoble from Scobleizer.tv with Live Search GM Brad Goldberg.
Nice presentation by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. I would highly reccomend watching it.
Lifeblob is a great new concept that I have been tracking for a while now.
Yesterday I blogged about how Applebee's was using videos, continuing the topic, today it's about streaming live v
I have recently started noticing Applebee's advertising about the new video feature on their site, have you? I continue to be positive on the role of media in our lives.